Tata Motors global sales up 59 per cent

The group's February sales rose considerably on the previous year.

The Tata Motors Group global sales, comprising of commerical and passenger vehicles including Jaguar and Land Rover, were 89,768 in February 2010, an increase of 59 per cent compared to February 2009.

According to Tata Motors, sales of all commercial vehicles rose by 70 per cent to 42,660, while the total passenger vehicles sold were 47,108 in February 2010, an increase of 50 per cent compared to the same period last year. Tata passenger vehicle sales, including those distributed, were 29,911 for the month, a growth of 45 per cent.

Total cumulative sales for the fiscal (April 2009 - February 2010) were 771,238, an increase of 17 per cent compared to the same period in 2008-09. Cumulative sales of all commercial vehicles rose by 35 per centt to 365,120 and cumulative sales of total passenger vehicles for the fiscal are 406,118, a growth of 4 per cent compared to the same period last year.

Tata passenger vehicle cumulative sales for the fiscal, including those distributed, were 235,674 numbers, a growth of 24 per cent. Cumulative sales of Jaguar Land Rover for the fiscal was down by 16 per cent to 170,444, cumulative sales of Jaguar was lower by 26 per cent to 42,776, while cumulative sales of Land Rover are 127,668, lower by 11 per cent.